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Re: slappasswd2.4 output issue

Stuart Cherrington <stuart_cherrington@hotmail.co.uk> writes:

> Hi,
> I'm writing a script to help my fellow admins automatically creates user accounts in OpenLDAP 2.4.
> Can provide copy of script if you would like it.
> The issue I have is encrypting the plain text word into passwd format, I found the very helpful
> slappasswd2.4 which seems to work so I put it into my script:
> echo $NEWPASS > /tmp/newpass
> chmod 400 /tmp/newpass
> slappasswd2.4 -h {crypt} -T /tmp/newpass > /tmp/passenc
> chmod 400 /tmp/passenc
> EPASS=`cat /tmp/passenc`
> It creates an entry in the passenc file which looks like this:
> {crypt}mHUqpeNah1BOQ
> But when i use this as a variable to the 'userpassword:' attribute then try to compare passwds
> within phpLDAPadmin it fails.
> Any hints would be appreciated.



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